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English noun: farm

1. farm (artifact) workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit

SamplesIt takes several people to work the farm.

Broader (hypernym)work, workplace

Narrower (hyponym)cattle farm, cattle ranch, chicken farm, croft, dairy, dairy farm, farm-place, farmplace, farmstead, grange, home-farm, pig farm, piggery, ranch, sewage farm, sheeprun, sheepwalk, spread, stud farm, truck farm, truck garden, vinery, vineyard

Part holonymfarmhouse, farmyard

English verb: farm

1. farm (social) be a farmer; work as a farmer

SamplesMy son is farming in California.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)do work, work

Narrower (hyponym)ranch

2. farm (possession) collect fees or profits

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)collect, take in

3. farm (creation) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques

SamplesThe Bordeaux region produces great red wines.
They produce good ham in Parma.
We grow wheat here.
We raise hogs here.

Synonymsgrow, produce, raise

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cultivate

Narrower (hyponym)carry, keep, overproduce

Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry

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